In the modern technological age, the world of social media is becoming increasingly influential.
No walk of life seems able to escape its impact - and the sporting fraternity is certainly no different.
As well as fans now being able to 'follow' and interact with their favourites sports stars online, we are now frequently being treated to a number of amusing sport 'selfies' - that is to say pictures of some of our favourite sportsmen up close as we may never have seen them before.
Given the frankly adorable story that came from South Africa last night of Brazililian international footballer Neymar posing for pictures with a young pitch invader during an international friendly in Soweto, we thought it would be a good idea to take a light-hearted glance some of the best 'selfies' involving sport stars.
Click 'begin slideshow' to get started and don't forget to let us know your thoughts on our selection below.
Of course, these are just a few examples - so feel free to leave us your own suggestions and we'd be only too happy to take a look!